TN TET – Best Books

The Tamil Nadu Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB) holds the Tamil Nadu Teachers Eligibility Test (TNTET). The candidates who pass the examination are considered to teach at Tamil Nadu’s primary and secondary schools. Paper 1 (grades I–V) and Paper 2 (grades VI–VIII).

Note that the eligibility requirements and syllabuses differ for the two papers.

The TNTET certificate is granted to all passing candidates, and the exam scores are valid for seven years. TN TET best books’ importance in studying for the Tamil Nadu TET exam cannot be emphasised.

Candidates must study from the best TN TET exam books in order to qualify for the role of Primary and Secondary School Teachers. This article will present you with a list of the best books to help you improve your performance and prepare for exams. Choose one TNTET book that best suits you for each subject and stick with it throughout your preparations. The books for the TNTET exam can be found on the internet or at local bookshops.

TNTET Educational Qualification:

Paper 1:

The candidates should be passing in 10+2 degree with a Diploma degree in Teacher Education / Diploma in Elementary Education from an authorized Teacher Training Institute / DIET.

The candidates who are in the Final Year of D.El.Ed. are eligible as well for Paper 1, under the condition that they should provide the D.El.Ed. certificate for verification. 

Visually impaired candidates are not eligible for Paper 1.

Paper 2:

The candidate must be passing B.A. /B.Sc. /B.Litt. degree in Tamil, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, History, and Geography as major subjects. 

The candidate must have a degree with any one of the equivalent subjects from a recognized University / Institution under 10+2+3 Pattern and a Bachelor’s Degree in Education (B.Ed.) from a recognized University.

The candidates with B.Lit. (Tamil) degree should either have a B.Ed., TPT, or D.T.Ed. degree. 

The candidates who are in the final year of B.Ed. degree can appear for Paper 2 as well, on a condition to submit B.Ed. certificate for verification.

Exam Pattern of TN TET Exam:

Paper I:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2.Language 1: Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu3030
3.Language 2: English3030
4.Mathematics3030
5.Environmental Studies3030
Total150150

Paper II:

SubjectNumber of QuestionsMarks
1.Child Development and Pedagogy3030
2.Language 1: Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu3030
3.Language 2: English3030
4.Mathematics and Science or Social Science or Major Subject6060
Total150150

TN TET  Best Books: Paper 1

S. NoSubjectName of the BookAuthor/ PublicationDescription 
1Child Development and Pedagogy(relevant to the age group of 6 – 11 years)Child Development and PedagogyKiran PublicationA comprehensive textbook that covers all the important aspects of child development and pedagogy.
2Language I (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)Books from TN BoardA complete guide according to the syllabus of the TET exam.
3.Language II – EnglishEnglish Language, by Geeta SahniPearson PublicationA detailed and easy-to-understand book complete with exercises to practice.
4.MathematicsQuantitative AptitudeRS. Aggarwal, published by S ChandA comprehensive textbook with detailed and simple explanations and lots of practice problems.
5.Environmental StudiesEnvironmental StudiesWiley PublicationAn authoritative book on the subject of Environmental Studies.

TN TET Best Books: Paper 2

S. No.SubjectName of the bookAuthor/ PublicationDescription 
1Child Development and Pedagogy-relevant to the age group of 11-14 years Child Development and PedagogyKiran PublicationA comprehensive textbook that covers all the important aspects of child development and pedagogy.
2Language I (Tamil/Telugu/Malayalam/Kannada/Urdu)Books from TN BoardA complete guide according to the syllabus of the TET exam.
3.Language II – EnglishEnglish Language Geeta Sahni, Pearson PublicationA detailed and easy-to-understand book complete with exercises to practice.
4.MathematicsQuantitative AptitudeRS. Aggarwal, published by S ChandA comprehensive textbook with detailed and simple explanations and lots of practice problems.
ScienceNCERT books for ScienceNCERTCovers all the important areas needed for the exam along with problems.
Social ScienceSocial StudiesDisha PublicationAn excellent book that is easy to understand.

FAQs:

Q. Is it true that the Teachers Recruitment Board provides candidates with official materials to help them prepare for their exams?

A. Yes, the board recommends TNTET books strictly for native language preparation.

There are no books available for any other subject.

Q. Is it necessary for me to purchase all of the books indicated above in order to prepare?

A. It is not necessary to purchase each and every book on the list.

However, at least one book for each subject should be purchased.

Q. Is it possible to utilize the TNTET book to study for other tests as well?

A. You can utilize the syllabus if it fits the syllabus of other exams. 

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